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Deuter Airlite 26L Backpack | Practical Travel Gear

Deuter Airlite 26L Backpack

CamelBak Arete 18 Pack | Practical Travel Gear

CamelBak Arete 18 Pack

Fjallraven Duffel No.6 | Practical Travel Gear

Fjallraven Duffel No.6

Gregory Deva 70 Backpack | Practical Travel Gear 2

Gregory Deva 70 Backpack

Pacsafe Camsafe Z16 | Practical Travel Gear

Pacsafe Camsafe Z16

An Updated Winner: Osprey Waypoint Backpack | Practical Travel Gear 3

A Waypoint Backpack for Ten Bucks?

Best Laptop Backpack: TLS Professional Slim Review

Best Laptop Backpack: TLS Professional Slim Review

Gregory Compass 30 Pack | Practical Travel Gear

Gregory Compass 30 Pack

Helly Hansen 50L Duffel | Practical Travel Gear

Helly Hansen 50L Duffel

NorChill Soft-Sided Cooler for Road Trips -- or Plane Travel | Practical Travel Gear 1

NorChill Soft-Sided Cooler for Road Trips — or Plane Travel

Gregory

Gregory Tribute backpack for international travel

By Amy / November 5, 2019 /

Sometimes, you simply need to be hands-free when you travel, and you can’t have a roller bag slowing you down. This is especially true when traveling through less developed countries with fewer escalators and elevators, and destinations with cobbled streets, train travel, or bus travel. When I want to leave my roller bag behind, I…

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Filson rugged tote bag for fall travel

By Amy / October 1, 2019 /

I’m kind of a nut for tote bags. I love the versatility of a quality tote, as one is always along for the ride when I travel either by car or plane. For a tote bag to pass muster, it must be able to take a beating, has to zip up to keep my gear…

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Gregory Quadro Pro Hardcase 22”

By Leah Guill / September 22, 2019 /

New to the Gregory line is the Quadro Pro Hardcase with four, count them F-O-U-R wheels for a smooth ride. I am testing out the 22” Hardcase carry on for this review. The Quadro Pro Hardcase also comes in a 30” version for additional storage. The Outside Available in an anthracite black or steel grey,…

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Eco-conscious travel: Camelbak Pivot tote bag and Pivot sling

By Amy / September 10, 2019 /

Yes, you know Camelbak for its hydration systems and water bottles, but this is just why their line of Repurposed bags and totes perfectly fits in with the brand message. Both the Pivot sling bag and Pivot tote are made with 70 percent recycled materials, or the equivalent of 25 plastic water bottles. You can…

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Mammut Seon Transporter for weekend trips

By Amy / September 3, 2019 /

Known for their rugged climbing and adventuring gear, Mammut has delivered what I think may be the best commuter pack or carry-on travel backpack out there. The Seon Transporter could even work as your only pack for a short weekend away, but I’ve been using mine as a work station and entertainment station for air…

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Aloha Collection Bags

Keep Your Gear Dry with Aloha Collection Bags

By Jill / August 23, 2019 /

When you travel a lot, you end up trying out a lot of gear for the purpose of finding that one piece that’s just right. Your favorite piece may look good, or it may perform spectacularly, or it may just simply do its job better than many others. Or, it might do all of the…

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Pelican Dayventure backpack cooler: ready-made for outdoor adventure

By Amy / August 20, 2019 /

This seems to be the summer of the soft-sided cooler…I’ve seen them everywhere. My favorite by far are the backpack designs, so that I can be hands-free to carry more gear to the lake, river, or campsite. I’ve found soft-sided coolers to be winning in the road trip department as well, as they’re easy to…

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Speck Travel 22-inch Carry-On Suitcase

By Ramsey / July 29, 2019 /

Hard-shell luggage is all the rage, and rightfully so because of its ease of use and flexibility when it comes to traveling internationally or even domestically these days. The way bags get tossed around like nothing means protecting them from both the inside and outside is even more important than ever. The recently introduced Speck…

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Mobile Edge Core Gaming Backpack with Velcro Panel

By Ramsey / July 22, 2019 /

This backpack is great for travelers, but it was specifically designed for those that like to travel with gaming equipment such as Nintendo Switch or Xbox One. Since I know lots of young travelers that do just that, it was the perfect backpack to try out on a recent trip. The Mobile Edge Core Gaming…

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Briggs & Riley Domestic Carry-On Expandable Spinner

By Ramsey / June 24, 2019 /

Count me in when it comes to being a huge fan of Briggs & Riley products thanks to their durability and reliability. Ever since I received one of their bags as a gift for graduation from graduate school many, many years ago, I have been using their products ever since. If there has ever been…

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